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Update: Newly Named Tropical Storm Lee Threatens East Coast As Potential Major Hurricane

A newly named tropical storm that is expected to become a major hurricane by this weekend will threaten the East Coast next week, forecasters are now saying.

A look at the current projected path for Tropical Storm, expected to become a Category 4 Hurricane.
A look at the current projected path for Tropical Storm, expected to become a Category 4 Hurricane. Photo Credit: NWS NOAA National Hurricane Center

Tropical Depression 13 turned Tropical Storm Lee, now located in the Central Atlantic, is headed on a northwestern path, the National Hurricane Center said.

"Residents along the US East Coast from Florida to Maine and Atlantic Canada should closely monitor the situation," according to AccuWeather.com.

Depending on the path it takes, the expected time frame for potential impacts to the United States and Atlantic Canada is from Wednesday, Sept. 13 through Saturday, Sept. 16, possibly as a Category 4 hurricane, AccuWeather.com said.

The projected timing and track for Tropical Storm Lee through is shown in the image above.

View 2023 list of Atlantic storm name here.

The hurricane season began Thursday, June 1 and ends on Thursday, Nov 30.

For more info on Tropical Storm Lee from the National Hurricane Center, click here.

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